Albert Bores

Albert Bores
Albert Bores
Recent Address: 17746 Via Alta Mirasol, San Diego, CA 92128
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Family Info: Parents: Lena and Alpha, Siblings: 5 brothers and sisters
Hometown: Monroeville, OH
Date Entered Service: November 1, 1941
Service Number: 8801A
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 793rd
Location of Unit: Salina, KS (November, 1943)
Missions Flown: 35
Hump Missions: 20
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Presidential Unit Citation with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, American Defense Service Medal, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, UN Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal, Air Force Longevity Service Award with 4 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters
Service Schools: Pilot School Nov 1941-May 1942; Air Force Institute of Technology 1948-1950
MOS: MOS 1093-Pilot B-29 VHB, MOS 4130-Subsisitence Procurement Officer
Rank Upon Discharge: Lt Colonel
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-6454 Totin' To Tokyo
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Date Transferred from the 58th: July, 1945
Date Discharged: 1963 (Ret.)
Post WWII Service: Korean War
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Project Manager, University of San Diego (USD)
Thoughts About the 58th: It means everything to me. It was the highlight of my career.
Comments: Mr. Bores passed away July 13, 2007. He is buried at Oak Hill Memorial Park in Escondido, CA.
Crew of the
Crew of the 'Totin To Tokyo': Back row L to R: Pilot, Al Bores; Co-pilot, Bob Johnson; Bombardier, Don McComas; Engineer, Dick Kline; Navigator, William Klein. Front row L to R: Gunner, John Williams; Gunner, Elmo Erickson; Gunner, Jim Foss; Radio Operator, J. Matulauskis; Tail Gunner, Bill Ennis; Radar Operator, Martone.

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